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A Ray of Sunshine for Kids

Contest ended

Ended on: July 17th 2024

Instore contest

From June 13th to July 17th, 2024, enter to win a $1,000 gift card to the Fairmont of your choice!

How to enter?

  • Make a purchase at Familiprix
  • Agree to make a donation to Opération Enfant Soleil
  • Present your Familiplus card when you purchase at a Familiprix branch

Psst! With every purchase of a Bioderma suncare product, $1 will be donated to Opération Enfant Soleil.

Contest rules


The “A Ray of Sunshine for Kids” (the “Contest”) is being held by Familiprix Inc. (the "Organizer").

The contest will take place in Familiprix branches from June 13th, 2024, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) through to July 17, 2024, 10:00 p.m. (EST) (the “Contest Period”).


To participate, the Participant must during the Contest Period:

  • Be a member of the Familiplus program or join for free on the same day through the following options: at a participating branch (via the POS system), on the "My Familiplus" mobile app, via the website (
  • Have presented their Familiplus card (physical plastic and/or virtual) during the transaction.
  • Make at least one eligible transaction during the Contest Period at a participating Familiprix branch. The purchase receipt must be kept by the Participant and presented, upon request, to the Contest Organizer. Each eligible transaction gives a new entry into the draw. A transaction is considered eligible when the Familiplus card is scanned while purchasing a product accompanied by a donation to Operation Enfant Soleil.
  • Not be one of the following people:
    i)    An employee of Familiprix Inc. 
    ii)    A Familiprix affiliate (pharmacy) 
    iii)    A Familiprix retailer
    iv)    A Familiprix representative
    v)    One of Familiprix's promotional or advertising agencies
    vi)    An employee of one of the people or companies listed in ii), iii), iv), v) or 
    vii)    Any person living under the same roof as one of the people or companies listed in i), ii), iii), iv), v) (in particular father/mother, brother/sister (including brother-in-law/sister-in-law, half-brother/half-sister), son/daughter, spouse)
  • Be a resident of one of the following Canadian provinces: Québec.
  • Have reached the legal age of majority in your province of residence by June 13, 2024.
  • One entry per transaction made with a donation to Operation Enfant Soleil using the Familiplus card.

3.    PRIZE

Description of the prize: A $1,000 gift card at a Fairmont hotel.

Number of winners: 1 (Value of $1,000/winner)

Total prize value: $1,000


Potential winners will be selected by electronic random drawing from among all eligible electronic entries received during the Contest Period on the draw date set forth above. The draw will take place on July 22, 2024, at approximately 10:30 a.m. (EST) at the Organizer’s office, located at 6000 rue Armand-Viau, Québec City, Québec, in the presence of the Organizer’s representatives. The Organizer’s decisions are final and without appeal for all Participants.

The odds of being selected for the prize depend on the number of entries received during the Contest Period.

Immediately after the Contest draw, the Organizer will contact the potential winner by telephone or email, if required. The potential winner will have a period of SEVEN (7) days after being contacted to communicate with the Organizer in order to follow up.

In order for the potential winner to be declared a winner, they must comply with all requirements set forth in these Official Contest Rules and Regulations, including but not limited to:

  • Have complied with all of the Contest’s entry conditions.
  • Have provided their full name, contact information and valid proof of identity.
  • Have completed and signed the Declaration and Exoneration of Liability Form within seven (7) days after being notified about being drawn.
  • Have submitted and correctly answered the following mathematical skill-testing question: 5 x 2 + 8 – 3 = ?, which can be found in the Declaration and Exoneration of Liability Form.

In the event that the potential winner does not respond to the Organizer through Facebook’s private messaging no later than the end of the Contact Period or that it is impossible for the Organizer to contact the potential winner using the contact information they provided when entering the Contest, or if the potential winner fails to comply with any of the Contest requirements, or the potential winner does not accept their prize, such potential winner will be deemed to have waived their rights to claim their prize. The Contest Organizer shall have the right, at its sole discretion, to select another potential winner from among the remaining valid entries or to cancel the prize. In the former situation, the other potential winner will be contacted according to the procedure indicated above, except that a new Contact deadline of seven (7) days will be granted, following the date on which the Organizer contacted them. If no potential winner is declared a valid winner within seven (7) days of the draw date, the prize will be forfeited.

Before being declared a winner, the Organizer must verify any entry form selected. The winner agrees to accept the prize as awarded. The prize is not transferable or redeemable for cash or otherwise.

The Organizer reserves the right to substitute, at its sole discretion, another prize of equivalent nature and value in the event that the prize is not available, for whatever reason. Prizes must be accepted as awarded and cannot be transferred or exchanged for cash.

Once all of the above conditions have been met, the Organizer will ship the prize to the winner within fifteen (15) days of written confirmation from the Organizer that the potential winner has won the prize. The shipping time may vary slightly according to the shipping carrier’s delivery times.


1. All prize claims are subject to verification by the Contest Organizer or its designated representatives.

2. The Contest Organizer is the sole and final source of reference to validate prize claims.

3. All Contest entry forms become the property of Familiprix. Neither Familiprix nor its retailers, affiliates or any organization participating in the organization of the Contest may be held responsible for any documentation relating to the Contest that is illegible, incomplete, lost, stolen, misdirected, not received, destroyed or delayed for any reason.

4. The Contest Organizer shall not be liable for any defective computer equipment, software or link, loss or lack of the ability to communicate, or any transmission by a computer or network that is defective, incomplete, incomprehensible or erased, and that makes a Contest participant ineligible for the Contest.

5. The Contest Organizer cannot be held responsible for any damage caused directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, by the downloading of any software or formula or by the transmission of any information relating to participation in the Contest.

6. The Contest Organizer is in no way responsible for erroneous or inaccurate information on the participant's registration form, whether caused by the users of the website or by the equipment and/or programs associated with, or used by the Sponsor or Contest Organizer, or by technical or human error that may have occurred in the course of the Contest, including in the processing of entry forms.

7. By participating in the Contest, each Participant accepts and releases the Organizer from any liability or loss resulting from, or resulting in any way from the prize, in particular for any problem, breakdown, technical malfunction of a network line, telephone line, online computer system, cash register system, software, server, provider, email, browser, or technical malfunction that may occur, including, but not limited to, a transmission problem with an email sent to a winner, regardless of the cause, or a problem routing the phone call.

8. The Contest Organizer reserves the right to cancel, terminate or interrupt this Contest, at its sole discretion, without notice or by providing notice in the major regional newspapers, if any factor compromises the Contest’s smooth running, in particular in the event of a computer virus or bug, a system error or failure, unauthorized human intervention or any other event beyond their control that corrupts or adversely affects the administration, security or normal operation of the Contest.

9. The Organizer reserves the right to change or revise any rules in these Official Contest Rules and Regulations at any time.

10. By accepting a prize, the winner(s) agree(s) to the Contest Organizer displaying, using and publicizing their name(s) as part of the Contest, in particular in the List of winner(s), without compensation.

11. The Contest is subject to all federal, provincial and municipal laws, as well as the rules adopted in relation to these laws. Personal information provided to enter the Contest will be used solely to administer the Contest and will be subject to our Privacy Policy. Familiprix Inc. will not send any marketing, advertising or other communication unrelated to the Contest to the Participant, unless the Participant has otherwise authorized Familiprix Inc. or its affiliates to do so, as the case may be.

12. Each prize winner agrees to release the Contest Organizer from any liability with respect to the prize. The winner agrees to sign a waiver to this effect (the Declaration and Exoneration of Liability Form). By signing the Declaration and Exoneration of Liability Form, the winner agrees to release the prize providers, the Contest Organizer and all of their respective affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns for any liability arising out of the Contest, acceptance or use of a prize.

13. The Contest is in no way managed, endorsed, administered or sponsored by Facebook. Any questions, complaints and comments regarding the Contest must be submitted to Familiprix Inc. and not to Facebook/Instagram. Facebook/Instagram and their respective affiliates, directors, officers, agents and employees are not responsible for any claims related to the organization of this Contest.

14. All expenses and fees not specifically stated as being included in the prize within these Official Contest Rules and Regulations will be the winner’s responsibility.

15. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms of these Official Contest Rules and Regulations and any declarations or other statements contained in any materials relating to the Contest, including, without limitation, the entrant's receipt and advertising presented at the point of sale, in print or online, the terms set forth in these Official Rules shall govern.

16.    Contest participants may consult these Official Contest Rules and Regulations and the list of winner(s):

a)    By visiting the following web page: and clicking on the Contest tab. The names of the winners are posted directly on the Contest webpage, and the Official Contest Rules and Regulations are available on the Contest webpage by clicking on the “Read Rules” link located at the bottom of the Contest page or

b)    By writing to the Contest Organizer at the address provided in Article 18 hereof to obtain a paper version.

17.    Entrants may obtain information regarding this Contest and a hard copy of these Official Contest Rules and Regulations by writing to the following address:

Familiprix Inc.
To the attention of the Marketing Department
6000 rue Armand-Viau
Québec City, QC G2C 2C5